Lawsuits & Filings

Below is a list of current matters which may be of interest to the public. Please click on the links for more information.

Canada Student Loans Class Action (Canada-wide)
On January 17th, 2013, Bob Buckingham Law filed a Class Action against Canada Student Loans in federal court. Find the latest updates on the filing and the privacy breach here.

Canada Pension Plan Class Action (Canada-wide)In December of 2012, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada announced the loss of a USB key containing the personal information of approximately 5,000 Canadians. Bob Buckingham Law has joined forces with three other Canadian law firms, filing a class action against the Attorney General of Canada for this privacy breach. Find more information here.

The Christian Brothers Of Ireland Bankruptcy Proceedings (New York, USA)
A mediational agreement has been reached to settle the claims for sexual abuse by Christian Brothers in the Irish Christian Brothers Bankruptcy proceedings in the United States. There are about 150 Newfoundland men claiming relief in the United States proceedings. Find more information here.

Patients' Medical Information Privacy Breach Class Actions (NL, Canada)
All four of the province's health authorities have admitted privacy breaches which saw their employees improperly access the private health and medical information of thousands of residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. For details on each Class Action and for information on how you can participate if you are a victim of the privacy breach click here.

Eastern Health Employees' Privacy Breach (NL, Canada)
On June 26th, 2015 Eastern Health admitted to losing a USB device containing confidential employee data. For details on the Class Action and for information on how you can participate if you are a victim of the privacy breach click here.

Deer Lake Canal (NL, Canada)
Class Action lawsuit filed over Deer Lake flooding. For details on the Class Action and for information on how you can participate if you are impacted by the flooding click here.

Kiewit Stolen Laptop (NL, Canada)
On April 15th, 2015 a laptop was stolen from an employee of Kiewit.  Information that was stolen included social insurance numbers, addresses, and other personal information. For details on the Class Action and for information on how you can participate if you are impacted by the theft click here.

Equifax Privacy Breach

On September 7, 2017 Equifax announced that there was a privacy breach of approximately 143 million consumers.  Our law firm is launching a Class Action against Equifax for this breach of privacy.  If you have been affected by this breach please register for this Class Action by filling out this registration form.